Iron Bowl Climate Highlights

With the approach of this year's installment of The Iron Bowl between the University of Alabama and Auburn University this week, here is a look at the climate data, since the rivalry resumed in 1948:

 

Average High Temperature 61.9 degrees
Average Low Temperatures 39.0 degrees
Percent of game days with rain (Trace or more) 29% (18 out of 62)
Percent of game days with rain (Measured) 21% (13 out of 62)
 

 Top 5 Warmest Iron Bowls

Rank

Date

Location

Average

High

Low

1

November 30, 1991

Legion Field

69.5

 74

 65

T-2

December 2, 1950

Legion Field

65.5

 71

 60

T-2

November 27, 1976

Legion Field

65.5

 69

 62

T-2

November 30, 1985

Legion Field

65.5

 74

 57

5

November 27, 1987

Legion Field

64.5

 68

 61

 

 Top 5 Coldest Iron Bowls

Rank

Date

Location

Average

High

Low

1

November 26, 1977

Legion Field

32.5

 39

 26

2

November 28, 1959

Legion Field

34.5

 41

 28

3

November 29, 1958

Legion Field

35.5

 47

 24

4

November 18, 2000

Bryant-Denny

37.5

 39

 36

5

November 29, 1952

Legion Field

38

 44

 32

 

 Top 5 Wettest Iron Bowls

Rank

Date

Location

Rainfall

1

December 3, 1983

Legion Field

4.03"

2

December 2, 1967

Legion Field

0.70"

3

November 18, 2000

Bryant-Denny

0.61"

4

December 3, 1968

Legion Field

0.40"

5

November 27, 1954

Legion Field

0.25"

 
Notes: Data for Legion Field taken from the Birmingham Airport; data for Bryant-Denny Stadium taken from Tuscaloosa Airport; data for Jordan-Hare Stadium taken from Opelika co-op location.  Temperatures and rainfall denote conditions for the full calendar day, not gametime conditions.
 
For the latest forecast for Saturday, November 30th, click here.

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